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Embezzle (ग़बन करना)


Word of the week - Embezzle
Pronunciation : ऐम्बैज़ल
Hindi Meaning : ग़बन करना, सौंपा हुआ धन अपने काम में इस्तेमाल करना, हडप लेना, पचाना
English Meaning : 1. Misappropriation of money or property left in one's care

2. If someone embezzles money that their organization or company has placed in their care, they take it and use it illegally for their own purposes.
3. To take money for one's own use in violation of a trust.

Example :
1. She had embezzled Rs 6,00,000 from company funds.
2. Some people try to embezzle money from insurance companies.

Synonyms : misappropriate, defalcate, defraud, peculate, skittle away, dilapidated, waste away

Antonyms : reimburse, return, give

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